Edison Ford Homeschool Programs

Homeschool Science Series 2017-2018

The Edison Ford Homeschool Science series will present students with a variety of subjects that challenge the mind and encourage collaboration and innovation. Students will learn to think like Thomas Edison and Henry Ford as they explore and solve a variety of hands-on activities and learn the key concepts and strategies of science and engineering.


  • SPACE SCIENCE - October 13, 2017 - Ages 6-9, 10am-12pm; Ages 9-11, 1pm-3pm: Students safely observe the sun and study the nature of light as they learn about our solar system and recent discoveries in space science.
  • THE LIVING LABORATORY - November 10, 2017 - Ages 6-8, 10am-12pm; Ages 9-11, 1pm-3pm: Edison once referred to nature as the "green lab." Join us in our "green lab" as we explore the world of the very small. 
  • GEOLOGY ROCKS - December 8, 2017 - Ages 6-8, 10am-12pm; Ages 9-11, 1pm-3pm: Explore the impressive Edison Ford rock collection and learn about dynamic natural systems. 
  • CHEMICAL REACTIONS - January 12, 2018 - Ages 6-8, 10am-12pm; Ages 9-11, 1pm-3pm: What is a chemical reaction? Discover the answer to this question and more as the Wild Wizards guide students through scientific inquiry. 
  • FORENSICS - February 9, 2018 - Ages 6-8, 10am-12pm; Ages 9-11 1pm-3pm: Who can crack the case? Learn how science and engineering are used for good. 
  • FOOD SCIENCE - March 9, 2018 - Ages 6-8, 10am-12pm; Ages 9-11, 1pm-3pm: Food is chemistry! Learn about acids, bases and more in this fun twist on chemistry. 
  • SCIENCE OF SOUND - April 13, 2018 - Ages 6-8, 10am-12pm; Ages 9-11, 1pm-3pm: In 1877, Edison shocked the world when he became the first person to record and play back sound! Learn the science behind this innovation. 

Cost: Members:$15, or $105 for 8 class series; Non-members: $25, or $175 for 8 class series

CLICK HERE to register. Call 239-334-7419 or email LCriswell@edisonfordwinterestates.org for more information.